Ulster University

Ulster University

Community Youth Work

The course offers graduates the opportunity to work towards a professional qualification in the field of community youth work endorsed by the North South Education and Training Standards Committee for Youth Work (NSETs); students gain the nationally recognised professional award at the postgraduate diploma level and may continue their studies to Master's level; the course meets both the professional and academic requirements set by the NSETS and the University of Ulster; the course includes 2 work-based placements.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be over 23 years of age by 1st September on the year of entry with 2 years' relevant work experience in education, youth or community work; upper 2nd class honours degree (those with lower class will be interviewed for remaining places); or post-qualifying experience in youth or community work of at least 5 years.

Course modules

Advanced interpersonal skills; advanced social policy; informal education; working in communities; postgraduate in-situ and ex-agency placements; supervision, leadership and management; critical reflective practice and research; dissertation.

Sponsorship information



Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

Key information

General Enquiries
Telephone number: 
028 7012 3456